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Ruby Lamp Shell


The ruby lamp shell (Kraussina rubra) is a shell with up to 30 distinctive ridges breaking out from the posterior opening. They are found in small groups attached to the underside of loose rocks in some numbers as they are the most common brachiopod on the shore. Most common from the mouth of the Orange River north to Luderitz.  They are pink and about 20mm across.

Kolmanskop Ghost Town

visit the Kolmanskop Ghost town near Luderitz

Pomona & Bogenfels Day Tour

trip into the Sperrgebiet (forbidden diamond area) with visits to the abandonded mining town of Pomona & the rock arch at Bogenfels

Catamaran Cruises

Several cruises around Luderitz harbour, options include sunset cruises & a visit to an oyster farm

Car Hire Swakopmund